Category: Breaking News

After 26 yrs, panel to review OBC ‘creamy layer’ criteria 0

After 26 yrs, panel to review OBC ‘creamy layer’ criteria

The Times of India: 18.03.2019 NEW DELHI: In a move that has raised anxiety levels among interested groups, the Centre has constituted an expert committee to “revisit the criteria” for determining the “creamy layer”...

10% EWS quota: SC to decide on March 28 if it needs to be sent to Constitution bench 0

10% EWS quota: SC to decide on March 28 if it needs to be sent to Constitution bench

March 12, 2019: The Indian Express Declining to pass any interim order on petitions challenging the Centre’s decision to provide 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education to economically backward sections in...

Ordinance on teacher quota soon: Javadekar 0

Ordinance on teacher quota soon: Javadekar

06.03.2019: The Indian Express On a day that saw protests backed by tribal and Dalit rights outfits, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday reiterated the Union government’s commitment to the old formula for reservation...

Rail roko, demonstrations against tribal eviction order, UGC roster 0

Rail roko, demonstrations against tribal eviction order, UGC roster

The Indian Express:06.03.2019 Lakhs of people marched in various parts of the country on Tuesday during a Bharat Bandh to demand that the Centre promulgate two ordinances: one so that tribals and forest dwellers...

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The Indian Express: 1.3.19 The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019, that will pave the way for extending reservation in jobs, promotions and education, reservation for Scheduled...

State says it has power to exceed 50% quota limit 0

State says it has power to exceed 50% quota limit

The Times of India:Feb 28, 2019 MUMBAI: Senior counsel V A Thorat, appearing for the state government, justified the 16% Maratha reservations brought in last year as he argued on Wednesday that it excluded...

SC dismisses govt’s plea to review faculty quota verdict 0

SC dismisses govt’s plea to review faculty quota verdict

The Times of India: 28.02.2019 NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to re-examine its verdict which held that reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs for appointment as teachers in universities and colleges...

Sachin Pilot: No debate, no data, no analysis. They have just chosen 10% figure. Why not 9 or 11? 0

Sachin Pilot: No debate, no data, no analysis. They have just chosen 10% figure. Why not 9 or 11?

The Indian Express: 13.1.19 Victory in three Hindi heartland states — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh — has given the Congress a fresh boost before the general elections. Appointed Rajasthan state Congress president in...

Gujarat first to act on 10% quota, starts today, says Chief Minister Vijay Rupani 0

Gujarat first to act on 10% quota, starts today, says Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

The Indian Express: 13.1.19 A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill for 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in the general category, the...

NDA was shaky but 10% quota has brought back confidence: Ram Vilas Paswan 0

NDA was shaky but 10% quota has brought back confidence: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Indian Express: 13.1.19 LJP president and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan Sunday said the government’s decision to grant 10 per cent reservation to Economically Weaker Sections in general category has helped reignite confidence...